The Second Annual Creative Research Center Symposium

The Scientific Imagination : Where Do Ideas Come From?
Montclair State University

A one-hour roundtable discussion on the synergistic interactions of scientific inquiry with the creative imagination, including video documentary segments. Moderated by Neil Baldwin, Director of The Montclair State University Creative Research Center, with special guests: Jennifer Krumins, MSU Department of Biology & Molecular Biology; Cigdem Talgar, Interim Director, Research Academy for University Learning; William H. Thomas, Director, MSU/New Jersey School of Conservation; Ashwin Vaidya, College of Science and Mathematics, Department of Mathematical Sciences; and Meiyin Wu, Director of the Passaic River Institute at MSU.

“The Creative Research Center was established two years ago as the only virtual center at MSU. Our mission is to promote a continuous message about the role of creative imagination in all fields, not just the arts.”

-Neil Baldwin [director creative research center]

Montclair State | New Jersey

Steve McCarthy

Steve McCarthy is an Emmy Award winning network TV news producer. A former staff producer for "60 Minutes" and "Dateline," he formed McCarthy Productions, Inc in 2001 and produced, photographed and edited projects for "60 Minutes," "Dateline," "Charlie Rose," MSNBC, PBS, BBC America, Reuters and others. In 2006 he directed and wrote an independent film "Finding Paddy" and he is currently in production of a pilot for a series called "Who Says I Can't" which will feature extreme athletes with disabilities. Steve McCarthy is a member of the Director's Guild of America.